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CERASP is a centre for applied research in pharmaceutical sciences located in the Montreal Innovation Centre in Saint-Laurent. Our CCTT is a unique partner that provides innovative and sustainable turnkey solutions with tangible results, guiding you from concept to market via research and development, technical support, testing, consulting, piloting and pre-commercial manufacturing.

With our team of applied research experts, we assist SMEs with:

  • Product formulation
  • Prototypes and mini-batch production
  • Development of production processes and protocols
  • Troubleshooting and technical support
  • Physicochemical and biological analyzes

As a Health Canada partner in regulatory affairs, we can answer your questions on the regulatory process, identify the right pathways and file applications for your products, help you prepare for inspections, and conduct Health Canada and FDA verifications.

As a CCTT, CERASP can access several research and infrastructure grants and with different government agencies. Our mandate is to help SMEs market their products and to ensure that intellectual property rights remain in their hands.

Our team has solid expertise in the following areas: natural products, pharmaceuticals, animal health and bioproducts. The center has at its disposal more than 100 equipment: from formulation, to shaping and packaging.

Our main sectors:

  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Biological and biotechnology products
  • Natural products with therapeutic properties
  • Animal health products and veterinary medicines
  • Food and agri-food products
  • Dermocosmetic products
  • Digital health
  • Training

Our expertise:

  • Formulation and manufacturing processes
  • Technical support
  • Regulatory pathways
  • Training
  • Operational marketing
  • SME support

Our assets:

  • Production of laboratory- and pilot-scale batches (prototypes)
  • High-performance equipment and laboratories

With our multidisciplinary team and many fruitful partnerships, we help SMEs thrive and contribute to the development of the pharmaceutical industry in Quebec.

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